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McKern, Leo 1920-2002

Works: 330 works in 1,096 publications in 10 languages and 20,363 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery television programs  Fiction  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Commentator, Costume designer, Author, Illustrator, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Leo McKern
Publications by Leo McKern
Publications by Leo McKern, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Leo McKern
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
79 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,054 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( visu )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
Ryan's Daughter by David Lean( visu )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Headstrong Rosy lives on the heathered hills of Ireland's Dingle Peninsule. She cannot forsake her passionate romance with a handsome British officer. Yet, for Rosy, there is a greater love - the devotion of her reserved schoolteacher husband Charles. When Rosy has an illicit affair and is ultimately charged with treason, it is Charles who will stand by her side
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Richard Donner, Schöpfer der "Stahlharten Pofis", inszenierte die Liebesgeschichte zwischen dem Ritter Navarre und der jungen Isabeau d"Anjou, angesiedelt im mittelalterlichen Italien. Der grausame Bischof von Aquila gelegt die beiden mit einem Fluch, der sie zu ewiger Trennung verdammen soll: Isabeau verwandelt sich tagsüber in einen Falken, Navarre Nachts in einen reißenden Wolf. Ihnen bleibt nur ein Eugenblick in der Dämmerung, in der sie einander als menschliche Wesen begegnen können. Ein trinkfreudiger Mönch und der junge Philippe begleiten den Ritter und seinen Fal- ken. Dieser romantisch-märchenhafte Film basiert auf einer bekannten Sage aus dem 13. Jahrhundert. Herausragend die Bilder des Bertolucci-Kameramanns Vittorio Storaro
Candleshoe by David Niven( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Young orphan Casey pretends to be the long-lost granddaughter of the widowed owner of Candleshoe, hoping to find a hidden treasure
The shoes of the fisherman ( visu )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 518 libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
The mouse that roared by Jack Arnold( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and French and held by 500 libraries worldwide
The tiny duchy of Grand Fenwick is bankrupt, and its minister decides to declare war on the United States, be defeated, and receive Marshall Aid. But he forgot to tell their invasion force leader that he's supposed to lose
Reilly, ace of spies ( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
At the turn of the 20th century, one remarkable man single-handedly tried to alter the course of history. Sidney Reilly was a Russian-born British agent who radically transformed modern espionage techniques and set the mold for the super spy. From one heart-pulsing mission after another, from stealing top-secret Russian oil information to a near overthrow of the Bolshevik Revolution to his final capture by Stalin's forces in 1918, Reilly's exploits are at times so daring, it's hard to believe they are actural history
King Richard II by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
29 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play "King Richard II" performed by a cast of about 25 artists
The blue lagoon by Randal Kleiser( visu )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A small boy and girl and the ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on a tropical island. The cook soon dies, however, and the children are left to survive on their own
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Drama about a Catholic priest who went to the island in Hawaii where the lepers were exiled - Molokai. There among the outcasts he built a community and gave them dignity. He eventually contracted the disease and died from it
Rumpole of the Bailey ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Cheroot-smoking Horace Rumpole, is a career trial lawyer at London's central court. Rumpole faces an open-and-shut case, which he plans to wrap up by noon. But once he discerns the telling secret of his teenage client, he smells victory and mounts a full-on defense
A foreign field by Charles Sturridge( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Secrets are revealed and passions rekindled when British and American war vets return to Normandy on the 50th anniversary of D-Day. This funny drama was seen on Masterpiece Theatre
The Henrik Ibsen collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
King & country by Joseph Losey( visu )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 274 libraries worldwide
"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
Murder with mirrors ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
When Miss Marple arrives at palatial Stonygates, one thing is certain. Before there's time to lather a warm scone with marmalade and place a tea cozy, murder most foul is bound to occur
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 256 libraries worldwide
Tre kriminalnoveller
A town like Alice by Nevil Shute( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman's endurance, enterprise, and initiative as a prisoner of the Japanese Army in the Malayan jungles in 1941
Just resting by Leo McKern( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Leo McKern acteur australien
Leo McKern acteur uit Australië (1920-2002)
Leo McKern attore australiano
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Leo McKern australischer Schauspieler
Leo McKern australsk skodespelar
Leo McKern australsk skuespiller
Leo McKern brytyjski aktor
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McKern, Reginald.
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Маккерн, Лео
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English (224)
Spanish (24)
German (16)
French (12)
Swedish (3)
Italian (3)
Chinese (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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